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I'm looking for a Views exposed filter for node creation date that:

  • Shows a calendar (not popup)
  • Highlights days corresponding to existing node creation dates
  • Allows to click those days to see nodes created on that day

Does such a thing exist?

  • If I interpret you correctly, you're looking for something that looks like the jquery ui calendar popup, but is 1) Always open, and 2) Pulls in data from the site as well? – Letharion Jan 10 '12 at 9:31
  • Yes, that's it. – infojunkie Jan 10 '12 at 14:46
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This issue will help you out
http://drupal.org/node/502824

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I ended up using the Calendar module to perform what I wanted. But since I was not using the stock Calendar view, I had to customize some things. Basically, Calendar Block and Calendar Period together achieve the display I need. I had to alter these plugins to show them in Views UI - for some reason the module authors decided to hide them :

/**
 * Implementation of hook_views_plugins_alter().
 */ 
function liveblog_views_plugins_alter(&$plugins) {
  unset($plugins['display']['calendar_block']['no ui']);
  unset($plugins['display']['calendar_period']['no ui']);
}

I also had to patch the module to avoid a hard-coded condition, as explained in this issue I submitted: http://drupal.org/node/1409520.

Based on this, I edited my view to add a Calendar Block display, with a Date argument, and a Calendar Period display attached to the Calendar Block, with the same argument. That was it!

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You could use views and date or date picker module like datepick

This module extends the date_popup module (from the date project) to provide a JQuery UI inline datepicker, rather than a popup out of a textfield. For an example of this see http://jqueryui.com/demos/datepicker/#inline

There are 3 ways to use this module.

Using the Views filter handler for Date filters. Using the Form API, by setting #type to "datepicker",

With views you can use jQueryUI Date picker see here for a tutorial.

Drupal views calender picker

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